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Rants & Raves

Tue, 04/11/2017 - 7:00pm
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Hasn’t the Masters Tournament been wonderful this time without having to put up with Tiger Woods?

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Farmers market reopens in new spot, with new faces

Tue, 04/11/2017 - 6:00pm
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Alesha Gonzales is literally putting down roots in Hephzibah.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Police are investigating a shooting on Belmont Avenue

Tue, 04/11/2017 - 5:29pm
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Police are investigating a shooting on Belmont Avenue this afternoon.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Tech program banquet set for Wednesday

Tue, 04/11/2017 - 4:38pm
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The annual awards luncheon for the Augusta Area High School High Tech Program is scheduled for Wednesday at the Augusta Marriott and Convention Center.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Another plea in the street brawl murder case

Tue, 04/11/2017 - 4:13pm
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Another teen accused of murder for her alleged role in a 2016 street brawl that turned deadly pleaded guilty to a reduced charge Tuesday

Read more Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Georgia Department of Education to celebrate military children in April

Tue, 04/11/2017 - 4:03pm
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The Georgia Department of Education will join other states and organizations across the country in celebrating April as the “Month of the Military Child” – a time to honor the strength and sacrifices of military children.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Burke County sheriff notes accomplishments in first 100 days

Tue, 04/11/2017 - 3:33pm
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A reduction in violent crime and drastic increases in traffic enforcement are just two of the most wide-reaching effects Burke County Sheriff Alfonzo Williams points to in his first 100 days in office.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Former prison guards get probation in inmate’s beating

Tue, 04/11/2017 - 2:45pm
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Three former prison guards who beat, stomped and kicked an inmate with a baton received probation sentences Tuesday.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Police investigating Washington Road convenience store robbery

Tue, 04/11/2017 - 12:28pm
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Police are investigating a burglary at a Washington Road convenience store.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Arrest made in March homicide

Tue, 04/11/2017 - 11:40am
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U.S. Marshals in Tennessee arrested an Augusta man wanted for murder, the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office announced this morning.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

S.C. Highway Patrol investigating I-20 traffic fatality

Tue, 04/11/2017 - 9:54am
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The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash on Interstate 20 in Aiken County.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Young, Waters square off in District 84 primary

Tue, 04/11/2017 - 1:22am
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Voters in South Carolina’s District 84 will go to the polls today to decide which of two Republican candidates should move on the special election next month. Read more

Staff Writer Photos James Folker

AU researchers find clue to aggressive cancer

Tue, 04/11/2017 - 1:21am
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A form of breast cancer that is particularly tough to treat and reoccurs more often appears to use a mechanism, first discovered at Medical College of Georgia, to blunt the response of the immune system, researchers at the Georgia Cancer Center at Augusta University at Augusta University said. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Nuclear Regulatory Commission to host MOX review open-house

Tue, 04/11/2017 - 1:18am
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The Nuclear Regulatory Commission announced Monday that it will hold an open house April 18 to discuss Savannah River Site’s mixed oxide fuel fabrication facility. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Thomas Gardiner

2 arrested at course during Masters Week

Tue, 04/11/2017 - 1:18am
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Two people left Augusta National Golf Club in handcuffs during the Masters Tournament. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

National champ to speak at banquet for state champs

Tue, 04/11/2017 - 1:17am
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North Augusta High School’s Class AAAA state champion girls basketball team will be celebrated April 20 with a banquet featuring A’Ja Wilson of the University of South Carolina’s national championship women’s basketball team. Read more

Staff Writer Photos James Folker

Manslaughter plea in 2015 death

Tue, 04/11/2017 - 1:14am
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A Beech Island man took responsibility Monday for the death of one of his passengers after he crashed his truck into the Augusta Canal. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Kirby: Constant changes becoming the norm

Mon, 04/10/2017 - 9:10pm
Columnists News

Never look back unless you are planning to go that way. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bill Kirby

Rants & Raves

Mon, 04/10/2017 - 9:09pm
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A rant for the Rants & Raves. I am so sick of reading political stuff in your section. This is supposed to be stuff around the Augusta area, not political things. Frankly, I’m sick of it. Read more

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Unspent grants, sagging pants on committee agendas

Mon, 04/10/2017 - 7:02pm
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Augusta is having to repurpose about $765,176 in grants intended to help house people with HIV after the South Carolina agency awarded the funds didn’t spend them.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Susan McCord